November 12, 2012
Forces of Nature artist Charles Dickson appearing Friday & Saturday, November 16 & 17!
Leigh Adams, curator of the Forces of Nature Artists Exhibition, welcomes Charles Dickson, artist-in-residence at the Watts Towers who will be appearing at the Arboretum on Friday and Saturday from 11am-4:30pm. He is one of the artists whose work will be featured in the Forces of Nature Artists Exhibition November 30-December 2. Dickson will be carving his project on the event lawn both days. On Friday in the Arboretum Library, Adams, artist-in-residence at the Arboretum, will present a sampling of the wood art to be exhibited during the exhibition November 30-December 30. Regular addmission applies this weekend; members free.
All the art in the Forces of Nature exhibition is created from wood salvaged from trees toppled by last year's windstorm. The will be for sale beginning with an auction at a special evening reception on November 30 in Ayres Hall. Proceeds will benefit the Arboretum Tree Fund. The reception is $15 for members; $20 for non-members. Reservations required, Please call Brittany Fabeck at 626.821.3237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.